Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - 3 speed shimano to fixed.
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
05-20-06, 08:17 PM
Isnt there a way, if I take off my cog, and put a BB lock washer, it will make it fixed gear? I read that this would work for a single speed, but it didnt have anything about geared hubs. Thanks a bunch for any help on this!! :)
05-20-06, 08:49 PM
I just can't understand why you'd want to convert a 3-speed to a fixed or SS. I like fixed and SS and all that, but its really just an extreme reaction to overly complex expensive bikes with rediculous numbers of gears. A 3 or 5 speed internally geared hub is actually a more realistic compromise. A 3-speed hub conversion will never be as good as just getting a new hub (or wheel). If you insist on fixed or SS, just go with another hub. Why waste a good 3-speed?....But thats just me.
05-20-06, 09:00 PM
I just wanted to see if that would acually work, because I am saving for a good track hub and the sorts for another project. I am going to take your advice, and keep it stock.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.